New TLDs

Afilias supports all types of new TLDs, including dotBrands, dotCities, dotCommunities and dotGenerics with turnkey technical and value-added services.

New TLDs

VIDEO: Conficker's Initial Implications for TLD Operators

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Overview of Conficker's initial implications for TLD operators

Afilias' Ram Mohan warns TLD operators about the impact of Conficker, early in its gestation during the February 2009 APTLD meeting. Mr. Mohan warns that "...the Son of Conficker could be far greater. They could go and register domain names in every registry. If that were to happen the Internet as we know it could get put on hold."

VIDEO: Why TLD Operators Should be Concerned about DDoS Attacks

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Why TLD Operators Should be Concerned about DDoS Attacks

Afilias' Ram Mohan tells TLD operators why they should be concerned about DDoS attacks at the February 2009 APTLD meeting.

Afilias to Provide Technology Powering the .eco new TLD

Big Room, Inc. selects Afilias as registry service provider for its application to ICANN for a new top-level domain

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 22 June 2009- Today Afilias, a leading provider of Internet infrastructure services, announced that is has been selected by Big Room Inc. as the registry services provider for its application to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for a new .eco domain during the upcoming new top-level domain (new TLD) application process.

2009 Cyber Security Threats for TLD operators

Afilias Executive Vice President and CTO, Ram Mohan, delivered the keynote address at the APTLD meeting in Manila February 23, 2009. His topic was entitled "2009 Cyber Security Outlook for TLD Operators."
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2009 Cyber Security Outlook for TLD Operators

Afilias Executive Vice President and CTO, Ram Mohan, delivered a keynote address at the APTLD meeting in Manile on February 23, 2009. Mr. Mohan addressed what security issues TLD operators should pay attention to in 2009.

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.INFO Case Study: Domain Anti-Abuse Policies Work

Ram Mohan's Keynote address at APTLD Manila February 23, 2009. This clip discusses implementing .INFO's domain anti-abuse policy.

 

New TLDs | Top Level Domain Registry Services

The first ICANN New gTLD Application round is now closed - but another is expected - possibly in 2016.  The most current source of information about the new TLDs is ICANN’s micro-site http://newgtlds.icann.org/.  To find out the status of specific applications or domain names you can visit:  https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/viewstatus where you can input your TLD idea and see immediately if anyone else ha

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2017: The Year of dotBrand


With over 600 “dot Brands” applied for in 2012, and hundreds now launched, 2017 seems poised to be the Year of dotBrand!

“dotBrands” are top level domains (TLDs) that use the brand name to the right of the dot, as in www.mabanque.bnpparibas or www.home.cern.  Many large companies across nearly every industry applied, including Google, Amazon, Citibank, VISA, McDonalds, Sony, HBO, and Alibaba.

Pet Lovers Unite - New .PET Domain Available to the Public

.PET Public General Availability: February 23, 2016

DUBLIN, IRELAND – February 23, 2016 – Afilias, a leading domain registry operator,today announced public availability for the new “dot PET” or .PET top level domain; .PET is now open for everyone! If you are a pet lover, rescuer, or business that offers services or products for pets, then.PET is the best Internet address for you.

The .PET domain is available at: http://get.pet/find-a-domain